Garrigues has been named ‘Law Firm of the Year for the Andes’ at Latin Finance’s Deal of the Year Awards, which recognize the best deals in Latin America each year. The awards ceremony held last night in New York, where the publication is headquartered, brought together the major financial operators and leading international law firms in the region. This is the second time Garrigues has won the award.
Garrigues Portugal has been named IP Law Firm of the year in the first edition of the Global IP Awards granted by the international publications World Trademark Review (WTR) and  Intellectual Asset Management (IAM). The firm received the award yesterday in a ceremony held in London. 
The Italian Desk of Garrigues has received the award for the international Italian Desk of the year (italian desk dell´anno internazionale) from the Italian journal TopLegal in a ceremony held last night in Milan. This is the second time the firm has received this recognition, which it obtained in 2016.  
At the International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards ceremony, which took place on June 28th at the emblematic Marriot Downtown hotel in New York, Garrigues picked up the silver award in the “Best Latin American Law Firm: Corporate” category.
Fernando Vives, executive chairman of Garrigues, has received the Chambers Europe Award for his outstanding contribution to the legal profession. The international directory Chambers and Partners bestows the exclusive Outstanding Contribution Award on the most influential lawyers in the profession who are also leaders in their respective practice areas. This year, for the first time in the history of the awards, the ceremony was held in Madrid, bringing together lawyers from the most prestigious firms in 20 European countries.
Garrigues has taken the award for ‘Law Firm of the Year: Iberia’, conferred by UK publication The Lawyer at its annual European Awards ceremony in London. The award, to which the major Spanish and Portuguese law firms aspire, was also won by the firm two years ago. This year, Garrigues was also shortlisted in another two categories: ‘Global Strategic Initiative of the Year’ and ‘European Law Firm of the Year’, where it was the only Spanish law firm in the running.